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one. >>> big news for michael jackson's immediate family. always big news from the jackson family. his teenage son is making another important move. and just wait until you hear what it's all about his sister just did. that's all coming up in "the skinny." >> we just had a guy on "entertainment tonight" doing his thing. jacksons are doing a lot of stuff. plus interesting news about janet coming out. so all kinds of jackson dirt this morning. so stick around. >>> but first that blizzard. by the end of the day, the chicago and detroit areas are going to get some snow from all of it. thankfully for travelers stranded in denver's airport, things are finally getting back to normal. >> dozens of flights at major mid western airports today have already been canceled. watches and warnings are posted in 19 states from oklahoma to maine. abc's meteorologist ginger zee begins our coverage. >> reporter: it's a textbook blizzard. smothering texas, oklahoma, kansas and missouri. look at this time lapse video. amarillo, disappearing in snow. >> see what it's like so far. here we go. >> reporter: amar
jackson jr. pleading guilty. he teared up in the court this morning. he is charged with misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. >>> plus we are waiting for his wife to arrive. she is also facing corruption charges and is expected to plead guilty. >>> are republicans changing their tune? a new ad shows several of them supporting same-sex marriage. this is cnn newsroom, and i'm suzanne malveaux. >>> dramatic fall from grace for jesse jackson jr. the former congressman from illinois, he has pleaded guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds. that is a federal offense that could put him behind bars for several years. the chicago democrat, of course, son of the reverend jesse jackson, is accused of using campaign cash for a huge personal spending spree, buying expensive watches, furs, and celebrity memorabilia. well, lisa sylvester, she was in the courtroom when jackson entered the plea. tell us, first of all, what was his demeanor? did he seem that he acknowledged what had happened and that he felt a certain sense of responsibility or remorse? >> reporter: he defin
have a developing story out of chicago where sources say former congressman, jesse jackson jr. has admitted to violating campaign finance lawings. jackson has reportedly signed papers in a plea deal where he admits using political contributions to buy a $40,000rolex watch, travel expenses for a friend and furniture for his home in washington. the son of civil rights leader, jesse jackson, resigned from congress last year siting health concerns. under the terms of the deal, jackson's sentence could range from probation to prison time. >>> members of the military and their families are on edge tonight over the possibility of longer deployment. deep automatic spending military cuts kick in march 1. that is unless congress and the white house can make a deal on a less drastic reduction plan. the navy says the cuts would mean less money for training and longer to prepare crews for deployment. >>> the new war on terror took center stage. all this talk of drones and cyber attacks, it dominated the confirmation hearing for cia director, john brennan, it will also be the lead topic on this
>>> welcome back, everybody. this is our shot of the day. you're about to meet jackson marshall. there is kenny, her husband and jackson's father. that is a good baby. i went to visit them the day after jackson was born in the middle of the snowstorm, and he didn't cry once. he is a very good baby and congratulations to them. >> he was born in a blizzard. >> a blizzard baby. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. it was fun. >> tune into the after the show, show where we talk about more embarrassing things. >>> the fox alert for this sunday morning and the great clean up continues. millions of people from pennsylvania all the way through maine continuing to dig themselves out of as much as three feet of snow. a lot of people are bracing freezing temperatures this morning as they try to get back to normal, shoveling away mounds of white stuff that covers your cars, your sidewalks. look at that. your drive ways and your main roadways. good morning, everyone, and welcome to america's news headquarters on this sunday morning. i'm eric shawn. >> so much for getting your car
, thank you very much for that. >>> meanwhile, sticking with chicago now, a source close to jesse jackson jr. says the former congressman has signed a plea deal. federal prosecutors along with the fbi are investigating jackson for possible financial impr improprietor improprietors. he resigned from congress last year after taking an extended medical leave. >>> in 2013, the grammy awards are coming up. that will be tomorrow night. a new name and suddenly a grammy favorite, singer frank ocean, has racked up six nominations. ocean's album "channel orange" is nominated for album of the year. country singer taylor swift is among the favorites in the record of the year category with her song "we are never, ever getting back together." ♪ >>> police in three states now on the alert and on the lookout for an ex-cop with a grudge. >>> snow in the california mountains may make it easier for christopher dorner to allude that manhunt. he is accused of killing three people, including a police officer. officemax is celebrating our new collaboration with go daddy! with an online package including: doma
details of his plea bargain went public. jackson admitted to using campaign funds for personal expenses, such as a $43,000 watch and apparently some fur coats. his brother talked about jackson's health and how he's handling recent events. >> still under a strict regiment with the doctors, and he's had to deal with the compounding issues of his health as well as legal issues, and so he's been working through both simultaneously, so we ask that you continue to be mindful that he's not -- he's not able to speak for himself. >> now, remember, jesse jackson jr. stepped aside to deal with his health problems. jackson could be sentenced to as many as five careers in prison. so let's go to washington, and a first draft of the president's immigrants plan. remember, this is just a draft, but "usa today" is reporting it was sent to several federal agencies and includes an eight-year path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. in the senate the so-called group of eight is also working towards concrete legislation on immigration, and a white house spokesman says the president's plan is a way forward
and the eagles. the gang was looking impressive. jackson on the break. it is rejected. .he bears' lead morgan takes control. the past to duncan. he throws it down. duncan, another block. another chance. it is off target. the passing does not get much better than this. duncan, the acrobatic fission -- finish. morgan goes on to the victory. a tough game for the retrievers. joey launches three. vermont showing their outside game. two of his 18 points. vermont wins, 67-55. usually this time of year, duke or north carolina is leading the acc. this season, no team has been better than the university of miami. they are -0-0 -- 10-0. they were both checking out the game. miami took control early on. sean larkin drains 3. 22-9. larkin biggest with 18. the second half was showtime for miami. miami went 87-61. each of the last quarter winds have been by at least 22 points. they have been dominating. the game between michigan and wisconsin, this one a thriller. under 10 seconds to play, michigan takes the lead with 2.5 seconds to go. wisconsin was not done yet. a pass from halfcourt. they are tied again
from the command center set up to find him. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife could be headed to prison. they've both been officially charged in connection with the misuse of campaign funds. on friday, federal prosecutors formally filed charges as jackson is said to be accepting a plea deal. they claim jackson misused $750,000 in campaign funds to buy personal items like michael jackson and martin luther king memorabilia. jackson is reportedly going to accept a plea deal. his wife, sandy, faces one count of tax fraud. >>> facebook says it's been hacked. the social media giant says its systems were targeted in a sophisticated attack after employees visited an infected site which installed a malware and bug on their computers. facebook says none of its millions of users' information was compromised. >>> in sports news, serena williams is making history, becoming the oldest woman ever to claim the highest spot in women's tennis. she clinched that top-ranked title on friday with a quarterfinal win at the qatar open. claiming the oldest woman ever title. she's only 31. >>
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jackson and he had nine points, morgan let 46-18 on intermission. he had 16 points, the junior forward out of buoy. helping morgan, morgan sweeps the season series. elsewhere, new jersey, second half, georgetown rutgers, wally rescueds blocked by mike hopkins into the hand of markell stocks but it counts, 51-48 rutgers, and later georgetown leading, rutgers trying to catch up. it's another rejection. eli carter answers an unanswered prayer, and how about this in atlantic, miami against north carolina tonight and look shane's dad, baseball hall of famer, barry larkin and his mom lisa, lebron and dewayne, look at that play. now let's get to our own backyard for a moment. literally outside back room news room door. northwest baltimore city, the division one national championship, men'sly owe greyhounds, the lacrosse -- lie owe will greyhounds, loyola university of maryland, preseason number one. they're picked to defend their national crown. >> so >>> a snow man in ohio stands the test of time. he made him the day after christmas. here's the first pict
, expressed admiration for former raven, oj mcgan he suffers from als. wjz is live with kai jackson. >> reporter: that's right denise. for several years oj has been inspiring other s with his story especially the ravens. now, he and his wife are being honored for their hard work. it was a magical moment when the ravens won super bowl xlvii, february 3rd in new orleans. >> for oj. >> reporter: and members of the team are quick to credit this former player for inspiring them. >> oj said it, we are a team of vision. we never took our eyes off the prize. >> reporter: he played with ray lewis in 2001, when the ravens won their first trophy after beating the giants in super bowl xxxv. on friday the babe ruth foundation honored oj and shannon with their community service award, for their fight. >> i am humbled when people say i am an inspiration. my belief is that the same fight deep in my heart is available to everybody. >> reporter: years after the super bowl a diagnosis of als sidelined the linebacker he is confined to a wheelchair and uses a compu
bernadino mountains later today. >>> and jesse jackson jr. has agreed to a plea deal over charges of misusing campaign funds. the deal includes significant jail time. jackson resigned last year, citing health issues. >>> finally, at least someone is having some fun in the snow. this video was posted online of a dog, or a person and a dog, helping his owner clear the driveway. the dog was clearly having more fun playing in the snow. >>> now, it's time for the weather and back to ginger zee up in boston. ginger? >> good morning, ron. let's get right to the other blizzard i was talking about. five states -- i'm not talking about northeast of new england. but five states out west have blizzard warnings and watches. let's look at the storm animation to see what's going to happen here. this is throughout the weekend. do expect some very heavy and blowing snows in other parts of the country. the rockies and the northern plains there. and that warm-up, i promised you. mild weather is on the way. will it all melt? not likely because we have that much snow. look at some of the numbers. you
super bowl power outage. eyewitness news starts now. >>> hi. i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking b. >> that's right. a massive, possibly historic blizzard is poised to dump possibly feet of snow from new york to maine. the dangerous winter storm could bring winds up to 75 miles per hour. in connecticut alone, a state of emergency is already in effect. and the snow is beginning to accumulate on roads as well as sidewalks. people are being warned to stay inside and off the roads. further north, light snow is falling in massachusetts, where they are expected to get the brunt of this storm. amtrak is suspending its northeast corridor service between newark and boston. that's going to affect thousands of people. and airlines have canceled thousands of flights through tomorrow. >>> here at home, that same storm system is bringing us rain. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are tracking this large system. >> large and really, really going to be a very, ver
. a source close to jesse jackson jr., to the family here, they're confirming to cnn that the former congressman has signed a plea deal with prosecutors. a law enforcement official previously told cnn the fbi and prosecutors in d.c., that they were investigating jackson for possible financial impropriety. lawyers representing jackson have not returned cnn's phone calls. the u.s. attorney's office in washington had no comment when asked earlier. >>> back to the special coverage of the blizzard and the urgent manhunt in california here in just a moment. other news developing right now. roll it. >>> actor hugh grant among those receiving phone hacking settlements today from rupert murdoch's company. news international settled 144 lawsuits, seven other cases will go to trial. lawyers said grant received, quote/unquote, substantial damages. the suit stemmed from that widespread scandal involving the hacking of celebrities and politicians and others by murdoch tabloids. >>> private e-mails and photographs belonging to not just one but two american presidents hacked and published online for
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in, it's always him going grammy. so yeah, that was the first time. and then seeing michael jackson's thriller, and i think did he win 1 grah2 grammys for album. >> as many as humanly possible. absolutely. >> i remember seeing that and being like whoo. >> and now from a first time grammy award nominee to a two-time grammy award winner, ll cool j is back at the helm of the big show hosting now for a second time. and while music fans, of course, love the show itself, they can't seem to get enough of ll. >> i'm ll cool j. i'm the host of the grammys this year. 55th annual grammys and today, we are actually having a tech run through. a technical run through where we check out all the cues, make sure that the speeches that are notice teleprompter for the various presenters aren't either too long or too short. we have stand-ins up on stage helping us run through it. we just want to make sure that everything's running smoothly. i've been talking to ken ehrlich, the executive producer. he's the little guy over there running. he's walking. he has his back to us. and we've been convert say th
: hold on, are we talking-- oh, it's multiple choice. >> rick: multiple choice, michael jackson, a, bohn jovi b, and sir george c. >> mike: he wouldn't put him in if he wasn't the winner, i'll go with c. >> alisyn: i'll go michael jackson, the classic. >> tucker: i'm going with bon jovi. >> rick: perfect, it's c. sir george sulty. 31 wins. >> alisyn: what did he do? >> chicago symphony orchestra. >> alisyn: oh, trick question. >> rick: pop music. number two, who is the biggest winner for a female, if a, alis alis alis alisyn kraus, b, whitney houston, or c-- >> c. >> alisyn: c. >> mike: i'm going with a, alisyn krause. >> rick: 27 grammies. >> tucker: who is alisyn. >> rick: a blue grass singerment be good at not a lot of people. the biggest loser, what artist holds the records most grammy nominations without actually winning one. number one, brian mcknight, two, katy perry, or three, murray tina mcbride. >> mike: katie has bent around long. >> tucker: on the principle that the people you don't know i'm going with a. >> mike: brian mcknight has been around. >> tucker: mr. jerrick has it.
of illinois. former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. entered a plea deal and could be facing time behind bars. you should the terms of the deal, jackson would plead guilty to violating federal campaign laws by using contributions for personal use, including buying a rolex, furniture for his home and travel expenses of a friend. his sentence determined by a federal judge and could range from probation to as mentioned prison time. with the state of the union tuesday, we are taking a look at the president's latest approval ratding. brand new numbers out and also a popularity, how it compared to new numbers on what you think of congress and the republican leadership. >>> then, an unlikely duo at a conference for house democrats today. former president bill clinton and stephen colbert makes appearances not together but today. >> now that you won this race that was a referendum in large measure on what the american people did not want, we have to create a future that they do want. >> we'll play more of what the former president said and give you the scoop of what colbert hads to say. join our
in the capital of bogota. >>> former illins congressman jesse jackson jr. signed a plea deal with prosecutors. the son of the well-known civil rights leader was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of the detail are unknown. according to local reports out of chicago, he could still face prison time. >>> and at a white house ceremony next friday, president obama will honor the six teachers and staff killed in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting massacre. with the second highest civilian honor, the citizens medal. >>> a big announcement by aol. they have announced increases in their revenues in the fourth quarter. so why is that sfwhig well, it's the first overall growth in eight years for aol. they say an increase in ad sales is responsible for that uptick. >>> the massive manhunt for a suspected triple killer is resuming. california police are now searching for rogue ex-cop christopher dorner. they warn that he is extremely dangerous. a live report is coming up. hi. hi. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for
illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. signed a plea deal with federal prosecutors. the son of the well-known civil rights leader was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. jackson resigned from congress last year after taking an extended medical leave. >>> well, your favorite singers are getting ready for the biggest night in music, the 55th grammy awards. it is the hottest night for fashion as well. we're taking you to los angeles. >>> if you're one of merely a half million people who have had your identity stolen, well, you know how hard it is to get your life back. good news, the irs is vowing to help you and it's a serious problem but it's getting a lot of laughs in the movie "identity theft." >> you missed your court date in florida three days ago. >> i've never even been to florida. >> the criminal who stole your identity. >> boy, he's -- is that a woman? >> andy bigelow, patterson. >> well, the irs says that the number of people who reported having their social security number stolen shot up to more than 80% last year. victims normally have to wait more than six months
jesse jackson who wrote this message to the president on the website politic365. in this crisis, we need the president's leadership. come home, mr. president, your city needs you. cnn, washington. >> back to the blizzard now. we know that hartford, connecticut, is getting hard hit, especially by this blizzard. some spots have seen more than 30 inches of snow. meteorologist alexandra steele has been following all of that for us and she joins us now. hello, alexandra. >> hi, absolutely. new haven county getting pounded, as well. here are some of the snow fall totals thus far in connecticut. and connecticut is beginning to wind down, western connecticut will wind down and move eastward. manchester, connecticut, 28 1/2, avon connecticut, as well. stores, 15 inches, hamden, 34, these are the big winners. incredible numbers there. and here's a picture of connecticut. we're watching the clearing from west to east, this is the litchfield hills. but where it's the bright white colors that's bright banding, that's where the snow was coming down in 2 and 3 inches per hour. it is all minimizing and
congressman jesse jackson jr. has signed a plea deal with prosecutors. the well-known civil rights leader was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of that are unknown, but according to local reports out of chicago, he could still face prison time. >>> number four, a judge in cleveland sentenced an amish man behind a string of beard-cutting attacks to 15 years in prison. he was convicted of hate crimes, kidnapping, and conspiracy. and then number five, in phoenix, the murder trial of jodi arias took a dramatic turn this week. arias took the stand and admitted to killing her ex-boyfriend travis alexander. she described how she stabbed him 27 times, shot him in the face, and slit his throat in self-defense. arias will be back on the stand when trial resumes on monday. if convicted, she does face the possibility of the death penalty. >>> now, back to that intense man hunt in california. we will take you out there live and that will be next. officemax is celebrating our new collaboration with go daddy! with an online package including: domain name, website builder with five
ahead. we will follow developments .n the blizzard ward of a plea deal from former jackson jr..esse he could be punished for abusing campaign funds. forward to it. authorities have identified the people killed in a fire tuesday in southeast washington people with no address and a believe they were squatters. found out this has become a concept among the homeless. has called the abandoned-omes miniums. anacostia, they call a these boarded up -miniums. abandoned the police are in front of one such building. on thece have stayed since thend the clock whichtarted on tuesday, of two peopleves longtime squatters. it was a horrific fire. today, police and fire still waitingwere .or a construction crew one neighbor said it had been a crack house. you see everything that was going on. squatters and boarded up buildings are common. sam jones took us into this place where he said squatters, and go. go.ome and it could go up in flames quickly with all of the junk scattered around. he also noted there is no way because everything is boarded up. maketigators were able to the side of tuesday's determ
for the former congressman jesse jackson jr. lisa sylvester is monitoring that and some of the other top stories in "the situation room" right now. what's going on with this front? >> sources close to jesse jackson jr.'s family tell cnn he has signed a plea deal. he was being investigated and significant prison time. lawyers representing jackson have not returned phone calls from cnn. the pakistani teen activist shot in the head by the taliban is out of the hospital. this is surgery of her after doctors repaired two operations to repair her skull and hearing. the 15-year-old will continue her rehabilitation at the family's temporary home in england. taliban shot her in the head for speaking out in favor of girl's education. >>> and in other news, boeing is warning customers, their deliveries of 787 dreamliners may be delayed as an investigation continues into problems with the jet's batteries. european carriers and norwegian air say they were told not to expect their fleet on time. the dream liner was grounded for three weeks following problems with battery fires. >>> take a look at this. a high
about 34 inches on the ground. scott jackson, thank you very much for joining us on the telephone this morning. >> take care. >>> now out to the west coast, he was once one of the lapd's own. now christopher dorner is the focus of an intense police manhunt, the former cop accused of killing three people and wounding two others and it's feared he plans to strike again. nick valencia is in los angeles. bring us up to speed. where are things as far as the search that's going on in big bear lake? >> reporter: that search is focused about 100 miles east of here, two hours east of downtown los angeles. that search was scaled back last night because of unfavorable weather. they're dealing with somebody, chris torner, who has survivalist training, but dealing with tough, winter weather conditions. there are helicopters that could fly but they can't fly in this really, really tough conditions there. but they're expected to resume their search in just over an hour here, as soon as the sun comes up, as soon as we see daybreak. right now that operation is scaled back. martin? >> you know, you
that population in say jackson, mississippi, or sioux falls, south dakota, or little rock, arkansas, or fargo, north dakota, you have a completely different experience. if you live in the community, you'll have protesters at your home and office. your friends and neighbors will get flyers calling you a murderer. you might employee an armed security guard. you take a different route to work every day. you might not even feel comfortable living in the community where you work. you might fly in from out of state and then fly back home when you're done each week. you might have to use an assumed name while you're in town. and if you don't, you can expect to be followed to your hotel by people who want to stop you from doing your work. openly providing abortion where every one has access to it is bordering on impossible in the united states. the one remaining clinic in the entire state of mississippi, which is served by doctors who fly in each week to serve the patients there, is poised to be shut down by anti-abortion politicians who control state government. they have been very straightforward t
l. jackson wears it backwards. why can't dan? >> exactly. >> maybe it's the same person. >> turn it back around. >> bill: and then there is cyprian boulding. what's he wearing today? does he have his redskins hat on again? >> no. not after the super bowl. he is going to get a little bit of a grace period, i think, in between seasons. >> yeah. maybe he will start wearing his national gear now that we are close to baseball season. >> bill: so yesterday, a lot going on here in washington, d.c. the president started his day at the prayer breakfast, which he saluted as a grand tradition. i have some other thoughts about that. but the president saluted it as a grand tradition for politicians here in washington, d.c. >> says something being it but every year in times of triumph and in tragedy n calm and in crisis we come together not as democrats or republicans but as brothers and sisters and as children of god. >> bill: and the president pointed out, you know that ol' story about the christians who walk out of church and start stabbing each other in th
some breaks news crossing moments ago, on the former congressman jesse jackson, jr., reports he has signed a plea deal with the justice department regarding the misuse of campaign funds. the chicago sun times reported earlier that the plea is expected to include significant jail time for jesse jackson, jr. the reported deal would also involve repaying the government hundreds of thousands of dollars. fox has confirmed that a deal has been reached on the misuse of funds, but we're trying to get more specifics into what is involved here. you'll remember that he left congress, the reports were that he was not well and now we've learned this development for jesse jackson, jr. and more coming up on that, stay tuned for more as you get it. so, a nasty surprise for americans as they go to fill up their tanks, ahead of the big winter storm today and we all have been encouraged to do that because you remember what happened during hurricane sandy and gas prices start their annual jump, a little bit higher than usual this time around, the average price for a gallon of regular now $3.57. and thi
let you get out of here. i do want to ask you about jesse jackson, jr., over the misuse of campaign funds. what's next for jesse jackson, jr.? >> well, the next step would be to have the announcement from the justice department with some more specifics. my colleagues at "the sun-times" have reported that the deal may not include a deal over what kind of prison time to serve and he thought he might have done better with the judge. the next step was to find out the details and exactly what he pled to. we also need to know if his wife now former alderman sandy jackson will get caught up with some kind of charges pressed against her because she served as his campaign manager and drew a salary from his campaign fund and is suspending from that fund that is at issue here. >> lynn sweet, chicago sun sometimes and we'll check in with you later. in fact, jim, i want to ask you about that cover in particular. it would be the republican savior cover. we'll talk about that in just a few minutes here. >> and you're welcome for the plug. >>> coming up, as if "time" magazine needs it, right? you'v
. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. faces charges of misusing campaign funds. that is a federal offense. his wife, sandy jackson, a former chicago city alderman, is accused of filing false tax returns. investigators say jackson diverted $750,000 for personal use by, among other thing, a rolex watch and several furs. >>> a former san diego mayor has admitted to taking $2 million from her late husband's charity to fund a casino gambling debt. prosecutors say she won and lost over $1 billion at casinos over nine years. now maureen o'connor's lawyer is blaming her gambling addiction on a brain tumor. >> this was not, we think, simply a psychiatric problem or a character defect, because there is substantial evidence that during this same time there was a tumor growing in her brain. >> if o'connor repays the misappropriated charity money within two years she could possibly avoid prosecution. "los angeles times" san diego bureau chief tony perry is live for us in san diego. tony, you've covered o'connor for years. what was your imme
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